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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Angola.

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Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 9, Part 3. Polygonaceae-Myriaceae. Pope GV, Polhill RM, Martins ES. 2006.

Type
Type from Dem. Rep. Congo.
Leaves
Leaf lamina 5–16 × 2.5–7 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute at the apex, attenuate to the base, ± pubescent or with glandular hairs on both surfaces, particularly on the nerves; petiole up to 5 cm long, densely covered with spreading and glandular hairs Leaf lamina 5–16 × 2.5–7 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute at the apex, attenuate to the base, ± pubescent or with glandular hairs on both surfaces, particularly on the nerves; petiole up to 5 cm long, densely covered with spreading and glandular hairs.
Ocrea
Ocrea brownish, 1–2 cm long, membranous, pubescent, glandular, truncate and ciliate at the apex Ocrea brownish, 1–2 cm long, membranous, pubescent, glandular, truncate and ciliate at the apex.
Flowers
Flowers pedicellate, in fascicles of 2–3; fascicles surrounded by bracts and borne in ± dense, pedunculate, spiciform racemes; racemes 2–4, terminal, 4–9 × 0.8–1.3 cm; peduncles up to 4–6 cm long, glandular hairy; bracts 3.5–5 mm long, scarious, pubescent with ciliate margins Flowers pedicellate, in fascicles of 2–3; fascicles surrounded by bracts and borne in ± dense, pedunculate, spiciform racemes; racemes 2–4, terminal, 4–9 × 0.8–1.3 cm; peduncles up to 4–6 cm long, glandular hairy; bracts 3.5–5 mm long, scarious, pubescent with ciliate margins.
Perianth
Perianth 3.5–4.5 mm long, subcampanulate, 5-lobed; lobes white, 2.5–3.5 mm long, ovate Perianth 3.5–4.5 mm long, subcampanulate, 5-lobed; lobes white, 2.5–3.5 mm long, ovate.
Stamens
Stamens 7; filaments 1.5 mm long, filiform; anthers 0.25 × 0.15 mm, ellipsoid Stamens 7; filaments 1.5 mm long, filiform; anthers 0.25 × 0.15 mm, ellipsoid.
Ovary
Ovary 2.5 × 1.5 mm, globose to ellipsoid, ± compressed; styles 2, rarely 3
Fruits
Nut dark brown, smooth and shiny, 3.5 × 2.5 mm, lenticular. Nut dark brown, smooth and shiny, 3.5 × 2.5 mm, lenticular.
Ecology
Wet dambos, in shallow water; 1360 m.
Distribution
Also in Katanga (Shaba) Province of Dem. Rep. Congo and Angola. ZAM W Zambia
Habit
An erect perennial herb, with patent hairs and short glandular hairs on vegetative parts. An erect perennial herb, with patent hairs and short glandular hairs on vegetative parts
Stem
Stems up to 1.2(1.75) m tall, shortly branched. Stems up to 1.2(1.75) m tall, shortly branched
Pistil
Ovary 2.5 × 1.5 mm, globose to ellipsoid, ± compressed; styles 2, rarely 3.

Native to:

Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

Persicaria glandulopilosa (De Wild.) Soják appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Preslia 46: 153 (1974)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Preslia 46: 153 (1974). TAB. 4.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0